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Old 04-25-2015, 09:34 PM   #21
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Throw an extreme number at him and see what he says.
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Old 04-27-2015, 03:39 PM   #22
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Throw an extreme number at him and see what he says.
That's how I handle stuff like this.
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No response guess he figured I called him out
Just a suggestion, but it may be worth it to modify your estimate request form a bit to save yourself from similar situations in the future.

We decided to separate our generic contact form and our estimate request form a few days after launching our site (http://www.linetecinc.com/request-an-estimate.html). As you can see, it doesn't leave too much room for shenanigans...

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Millions of dollars of commercial works gets bid everyday without seeing a jobsite or actual picture.

If you can't bid a job from the drawings then the drawings are not good enough to build from.

If they are good enough make sure you exclude any unforeseen obstacles that are not called out on the plans.

I don't know why you couldn't go drive by the site and take some pics then send them to him...
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Millions of dollars of commercial works gets bid everyday without seeing a jobsite or actual picture.

If you can't bid a job from the drawings then the drawings are not good enough to build from.

If they are good enough make sure you exclude any unforeseen obstacles that are not called out on the plans.

I don't know why you couldn't go drive by the site and take some pics then send them to him...
There are a lot of variables framing a residential house lifting in a flood zone in NJ, run by some unknown contractor, operating to unknown standards. I wouldn't bid it sight unseen, nor would most, I think.
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I don't know why you couldn't go drive by the site and take some pics then send them to him...
Why? Because he is not who he says he is. You donít find that fact the he does not provide a company name and doesn't make it a point to meet on the project a red flag? Asking for pictures is one way of validating his request.
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Yes you are correct, the guy was a fraud. Sorry for not reading the whole thread before I posted.

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